35 Songs about Florida (Famous, Rap/Hip-Hop, Rock & More)

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35 Songs about Florida (Famous, Rap/Hip-Hop, Rock & More)

Ah, Florida! How we love the sunshine state’s warm oceans and pristine beaches! So much so it seems everyone wants to sing about it!

From country rock to alternative hip-hop, there’s a song about Florida that is just for you.

We’ve compiled a list of our favourite Floridian songs for you to create your ultimate Florida playlist.

I. Famous songs about Florida

Famous songs about Florida will often be about going to the beach and having a good time.

1) Kokomo

Artist: The Beach Boys
Album: Cocktail
Year: 1988
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2) Floridays

Artist: Jimmy Buffett
Album: Floridays
Year: 1986
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3) Let’s Get Away From It All

Artist: Frank Sinatra
Album: Come Fly With Me (Remastered)
Year: 1998
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4) Summertime

Artist: Sam Cooke
Album: The Best of Sam Cooke
Year: 1957
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5) Powder Your Face With Sunshine

Artist: Dean Martin
Album: Powder you Face with Sunshine (Smile, Smile, Smile)
Year: 1948
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II. Rap/Hip-hop songs about Florida

Hip-hop and rap songs about Florida will focus more on Miami and living in Florida.

1) Flo’d Out

Artist: Jordan Travis
Album: Flo’s Out
Year: 2020
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2) Florida Boy

Artist: Kodak Black, T-Pain, Rick Ross
Album: Florida boy
Year: 2018
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3) Xxxpectations

Artist: Yun Gah
Album: MonKkey
Year: 2019
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4) Florida University

Artist: The Dream
Album: Love King
Year: 2010
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5) Water

Artist: Buffy Thrax
Album: The Dragonfly
Year: 2020
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III. Rock songs about Florida

Florida has been home to many rock stars such as the Outlaws, Jim Morrison, and guitarist Tom Petty.

1) Florida Man

Artist: Blue öyster Cult
Album: The Symbol Remains
Year: 2020
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2) Mainline Florida

Artist: Eric Clapton
Album: 461 Ocean Boulevard
Year: 1974
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3) Florida

Artist: Modest Mouse
Album: We Were Dead Before the Ship Even Sank
Year: 2007
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4) Gainesville

Artist: Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers
Album: Gainesville
Year: 1994
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5) Dogs on the Run

Artist: Tim Petty and the Heartbreakers
Album: Southern Accents
Year: 1985
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IV. Country songs about Florida

Country songs about  Florida will often be nostalgic and be about what Florida known for such as Miami and Margaritas.

1) Alligator Stroll

Artist: Josh Turner
Album: Sandra Boynton’s Frog Troubles
Year: 2013
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2) The Everglades

Artist: Waylon Jennings
Album: Waylon sings ol’ Harlan
Year: 1966
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3) Seminole Wind

Artist: John Anderson
Album: Greatest hits
Year: 1992
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4) Miami, My Amy

Artist: Keith Whitley
Album: L.A. to Miami
Year: 1985
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5) Margaritaville

Artist: Jimmy Buffet
Album: Margaritaville
Year: 1977
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V. Florida dance songs

There are some famous dance songs about Florida that you can add to your list. Some songs will often be about dancing and / or living in Miami.

1) Move to Miami

Artist: Enriques Iglesias feat. Pitbull
Album: Final (Vol.1)
Year: 2021
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2) Rhythm Is Gonna Get You

Artist: Gloria Estefan & the Miami Sound Machine
Album: Let it Loose
Year: 02 June 1987
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3) Hot Fun in the Summertime

Artist: Sly & and the Family Stone
Album: The Essential Sly and the Family Stone
Year: 1969
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4) Ain’t Going Down (Til the Sun Comes Up)

Artist: Garth Brooks
Album: The Ultimate Hits
Year: 2016
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5) Setting Sun

Artist: Chemical Brothers
Album: Setting Sun
Year: 1996
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VI. Songs titled Florida

There are songs with “Florida” in the title come from genres but they will be about the strange state of Florida.

1) Florida

Artist: Patty Griffin
Album: Impossible Dream
Year: 2004
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2) Florida

Artist: Blue Rodeo
Album: Diamond Mine
Year: 1989
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3) Florida Time

Artist: Bob Seger
Album: Heavy Music; The complete cameo recordings
Year: 1966
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4) The Florida Song

Artist: Ricky Sylvia
Album: The Florida Song
Year: 2017
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5) Celebration, Florida

Artist: Chumbawamba
Album: What You See is What You Get
Year: 2000
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VII. Songs with Florida in the lyrics

Here are some extra songs about Florida that you can add to your list.

1) Florida Rain

Artist: Matt Bauer
Album: The Island Moved in the Storm
Year: 2008
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2) Without Florida

Artist: Kevin Costa
Album: Lost in Time
Year: 2019
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3) FloriDada

Artist: Animal collective
Album: Painting with.
Year: 2016
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4) Moving to Florida

Artist: Butthole Surfers
Album: The Whole Truth… And Nothing Butt
Year: 1995
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5) Lost in Florida

Artist: Tom T. Hall
Album: Songs from Sopchoppy
Year: 1996
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VIII. Songs about Florida beaches

These are the top songs we found about the beautiful beaches of Florida.

1) Swimming in Miami

Artist: Owl City
Album: Of June
Year: 2007
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2) Ocean Avenue

Artist: Yellowcard
Album: Ocean Avenue
Year: 2009
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3) Take This Beach

Artist: Ben Ottewell
Album: Shapes and Shadows
Year: 2011
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4) Toes

Artist: Zac Brown Band
Album: The Foundation
Year: 2008
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5) Talk Me Out of Tampa

Artist: Joe Nicols
Album: III
Year: 2005
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